The mission of The University of Alabama’s Office of Emergency Management is to coordinate prevention, protection, mitigation, response, and recovery efforts on campus. OEM supports the emergency management program and works with divisions, departments, and offices across campus to continuously develop, review, enhance, and update emergency plans. OEM conducts exercises, trains UA personnel, and liaisons with external agencies to plan and prepare for emergencies.
They have a dedicated staff of four who works closely with various agencies to keep the University moving in the right direction. Students and parents may visit their website to find important information on hazards, shelters, plans, resources, and trainings by clicking here.